ancient world

Ancient History Competition 52

This Spartan’s servant was heard saying that his master had many owls roosting in his roof. Then the master was charged with embezzlement. Who was the master? »

Series of Ancient World documentaries on More 4

Starting on Weds 24th at 9pm on More 4 they show a seven week season of Ancient World films. The series starts with a new documentary about the neglected culture of Alexandria. As part of the documentary they explore the life of the pagan philosopher Hypatia, who met a terrible end when she was lynched for her beliefs in the city. All in all this is sixteen hours of in-depth analysis of antiquity, with new material from the redeveloped Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. »